The Gold Coast

TitleThe Gold Coast
Year for Search1988
AuthorsRobinson, Kim Stanley(b. 1952)
Date Published1988
PublisherSt. Martin's Press
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

An affluent future that could be read as a eutopia or as a dystopia depicting the effects of the military-industrial complex, but the discontent of the main characters suggests the latter. See also 1984 Robinson, The Wild Shore, and 1990 Robinson, Pacific Edge, which are reprinted in Three Californias. New York: Tom Doherty Associates, 2020, with an introduction “Triptych, with Softball” by Francis Spufford (7-12), The Wild Shore (13-292), The Gold Coast (293-653), and Pacific Edge (655-895). The three volumes have the same physical location, but the futures presented are different.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: Tor/Tom Doherty Associates, 1988; and in Three Californias (New York: Tom Doherty Associates, 2020), 293-653, with an introduction “Triptych, with Softball” by Francis Spufford (7-12). U. K. ed. London: Futura, 1989

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

(b. 1952)

Full Text

1988 Robinson, Kim Stanley (b. 1952). The Gold Coast. New York: St. Martin’s Press. Rpt. New York: Tor/Tom Doherty Associates, 1988; and in Three Californias (New York: Tom Doherty Associates, 2020), 293-653, with an introduction “Triptych, with Softball” by Francis Spufford (7-12). U. K. ed. London: Futura, 1989. L, PSt, SFF

An affluent future that could be read as a eutopia or as a dystopia depicting the effects of the military-industrial complex, but the discontent of the main characters suggests the latter. See also 1984 Robinson, The Wild Shore, and 1990 Robinson, Pacific Edge, which are reprinted in Three Californias. New York: Tom Doherty Associates, 2020, with an introduction “Triptych, with Softball” by Francis Spufford (7-12), The Wild Shore (13-292), The Gold Coast (293-653), and Pacific Edge (655-895). The three volumes have the same physical location, but the futures presented are different.